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Old 08-23-2016, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Signs of a flowerstem

I have a containermusa which is almost bending over since the ceiling is nt too high.
I wanted to prune the psuedostem but how could one go sure that it hasnt yet any flowerstalk in it?
Are there any signs a musa shows begore putting out a flowerstem?
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: Signs of a flowerstem

What kind of musa do you actually have? If you know the variety, you will have a basic idea at what height to expect an inflorescence.
Bunching up of leaves at the top (usually) is a good sign that an inflorescence is about to emerge.
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thanks for answering.
I am not quite sure what it is but I was sold it being a rajapuri.
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Can you post a photo of your plant?
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